Career servicesFor Prospective Students and Families

In today's competitive job market, industry leaders are looking for graduates who possess the powerful combination of business knowledge, creativity and passion. Our Career Coaching team will help you define your career goals and showcase your skills — and we’ll introduce you to our recruiters from top companies, in Richmond and across the nation.

Our services

  • Career coaching
  • Career development planning
  • Internship and co-op preparation
  • Etiquette programs
  • Resume development
  • Interview preparation and mock interviews
  • Employer branding events
  • On-campus interviews
  • Employer office hours
  • Career fairs

Outcome surveys

Each semester, our graduating class provides information about post-graduation plans and first-destination career outcomes. We also collect information related to job searches, motivation, satisfaction and engagement with VCU resources. Students receive follow-up surveys at 3, 6 and 12 months after graduation. See survey results

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  • I used the Career Center as much as possible! I attended presentations and mock interviews with REAL companies and received great feedback to improve my confidence for the next time. I felt that I aced my interviews for Bank of America because of those services.
    Lisette Gachet
    B.S. in information systems, 2015
  • VCU Business Career Services gave me the tools and support I needed to be competitive and desirable in the job market.
    Suganthi Kumareshan
    Post-baccalaureate certificate, accounting, 2015